Developing economies are on course to raise a record sum in global debt markets this year, as ultra-low rates in the developed world cheapen borrowing costs for countries from Asia to South America, the FT reports.
Nonfarm payrolls increased just 151,000 for the month, below the expected 180,000.
Stock valuations may be at or near record highs and causing concern, but they are still a better investment than bonds, one strategist has told CNBC.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Thursday as investors digested the release of a batch of data.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were lower Wednesday as bond investors analyzed the ADP private sector payroll report.
U.S. sovereign bonds fell on Tuesday, with yields range-bound as the month draws to a close.
Catastrophe bonds are yielding over 5 percent in an environment of ultra-low interest rates, but market-watchers warn investors need to take care before entering the $25 billion market.
The bund is set to break out, creating an opportunity for investors, says Quentin Baker, fixed income derivatives trader at Mako Financial Markets.
With much of the global bond market posting negative yields, Asian fixed income still offers solid returns, said Pinebridge.
U.S. Treasury notes rose on Monday, amid U.S. personal spending and inflation data.
U.S. government debt prices reversed earlier losses to trade little changed on Friday after comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Stellar inflows into fixed income this week has caused one investment bank to warn of a "bond shock" in the coming months.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday as investors eyed the auction of $28 billion in seven-year notes.
Garry Jones, CEO of LME, discusses the language of open outcry and how market traders communicate in the trading pit.
Tim Haywood, head of fixed income at GAM, discusses the likelihood of bond prices rallying following Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole this week.
Bonds were lower as investors continued to digest the latest comments from several Federal Reserve speakers.
The debt market may be "broken," like Paul Singer says, but that does not mean it's heading for sudden collapse, a strategist told CNBC on Friday.
Christopher Mahon, director of asset allocation research at Baring Asset Management, discusses options for investing when looking for a decent return.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday as investors looked to the release of data.
Ultra-low and negative bond yields are pushing traditional debt investors to look at equities — but buyers should beware of “dividend darlings,” a strategist told CNBC.